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-- say that they're furious that they were told sooner about the Covert extramarital affair between.
CIA director David Petraeus is now resigned in his biographer Paul abroad well.
Or about the FBI investigation which have been going on for several months apparently.
Plus classified information that may have been revealed.
National security correspondent Jennifer Griffin is live at the Pentagon with more on this including the Fox News exclusive what do you have Jennifer.
Well what we know we've been looking at a speech that Paul abroad -- gave.
On October 26 in Denver Colorado.
And in that speech.
She raises some serious questions that some are wondering whether she may have revealed details that she knew about the big -- Investigations.
CIA director David Petraeus at this speech at her on the mater in Denver on October 26 -- same day as Fox News reported by the way.
That request for help.
From the CIA annex were denied she said this.
A lot of you've heard this but BCA -- had actually.
Had taken a couple of Libyan militia members prisoner.
And and they think that the attack on the consulate was an effort to try to get these prisoners back so that's that's still being vetted.
Being vetted by whom the CIA that wasn't in any of the officials CIA time lines.
The implication is that the attack on the US consulate was in fact in part a strike against.
The CIA operation which involves holding and interrogating prisoners at the annex -- More about the annex and what exactly was going on there I know that you and our colleague Adam Housley.
In Los Angeles have been doing a lot of reporting on this what have you learned.
Well we originally reported on October 26 based on conversations with sources in touch with those who are at the -- that night.
That the CIA contractors had captured.
Three Libyan prisoners who they handed over to the Libyan authorities when they fled Ben Ghazi.
Now we never knew who those prisoners were we didn't know what ended up happening to them but we have now learned that those three prisoners had been held.
For a few days at the annex and more than just Libyan militia members were held there there may have been prisoners from other African countries may be in the Middle East.
They were interrogated allegedly by CIA contractors.
The CIA denies this saying the CIA has not had detention authority since January.
That's when the president signed executive order 13491.
The CIA claims any suggestion that the agency is still in the detention business is quote.
Uninformed and baseless but a separate well placed Washington source confirms to Fox News that the Libyan militiamen being held at the CIA -- -- big -- May be a possible motive for the staged attack on the annexing consulate which was a diplomatic facility we now know in in name only.
All of this was reported by Adam Housley bad -- myself in the last 24 hours -- Great work by the Fox News team Jennifer thanks so much.
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